COVID-19 will probably, unfortunately, get worse – Trump

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U.S. President Donald Trump wears a cover while visiting Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, U.S., July 11, 2020. Photograph: Reuters

President Donald Trump on Tuesday evening conceded that the COVID-19 pandemic “will probably get worse before it gets better’’. Talking at a White House news instructions, Trump noticed the rising cases in southern and western conditions of the nation, particularly Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia and Texas.

“It will probably, unfortunately, get worse before it gets better, something I don’t like saying about things, but that’s the way it is,” he said.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the affirmation strayed from the president’s ongoing positive expectations about the pandemic.

Until the ascent in new cases, Trump had made light of the COVID-19 emergency in the U.S., and was in any event, forcing states for reviving of the economy.

He had taken steps to pull back subsidizing from higher establishments that would not continue face to face classes in the looming new scholastic year.

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At Tuesday’s news preparation, the president additionally encouraged Americans, particularly young people, to wear masks where physical distancing was inconceivable.

“Get a mask. Whether you like the mask or not, they have an impact. They will have an effect and we need everything we can get,” he said.

Trump said a definitive objective of his organization was to end the pandemic, and not just to oversee it.

He said, “We want to get rid of it as soon as we can. That is why getting a vaccine remains a top priority. Two vaccine candidates are entering the final stage of clinical trials this month.

“This was achieved in record time. It used to be years before you were in a position like we are right now.

“Four other vaccines will enter final trials the following weeks and we are mass-producing all of the top candidates so that the first approved vaccine will be available immediately.’’

NAN reports that the preparation came hours after a Chinese organization, CanSino Biologics Inc., detailed that its trial coronavirus vaccine demonstrated promising outcomes in a mid-stage clinical investigation.

A journalist inquired as to whether his organization would work with China should it be the first to effectively build up a vaccine. Trump said he is eager to work with anyone that would “get us a good result’’.


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